Vinayshil Gautam

Vinayshil Gautam

TIME TO Scale up LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

TIME TO Scale up LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

The system will work if norms can tolerate shifts of a certain percentage or magnitude Records are an essential part of civil administration. The problem comes in seeking an all-India frame of reference, say for land measurement. This happens because the unit of measurement - acre, bigha, etc — is known...

SEEKING DIRECTION IN RUSHING WATERS

SEEKING DIRECTION IN RUSHING WATERS

Monday, 24 May 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

Many protocols in these testing times are at different stages of evolution COVID times will someday get chronicled.The coverage will have a special place in history. The experience will add to human endeavour to be healthy. The responses to the virus have been diverse in different parts of the globe. Solutions...

Towards higher wisdom

Towards higher wisdom

Monday, 10 May 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

It is best not to push things towards a bigger crisis. Alleviating suffering is the need of the hour The term “learning organisations” has been around in management literature for ages. Like many fashionable phrases, it got its fame because it originated in the West at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

Assuring  Futures

Assuring Futures

Monday, 26 April 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

Paradigms of creativity and collaboration alone can  lead to recovery, rebuilding and stable futures Most of the communities, perhaps periodically, recall their glorious past in order to show their grandeur. In other cases a narrative is created of the ethnic greatness. Still on other occasions some virtue is picked and held...

Towards green  livelihoods

Towards green livelihoods

Wednesday, 14 April 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

One has to manage it with the strength gained from hindsight, verifiable data and the foresight of a savant Basic human nature has not changed over the thousands of years that mankind has inhabited this planet. What has kept changing is its mode of expression. The primitive man first fought with...

Wisdom cannot be taught

Wisdom cannot be taught

Monday, 29 March 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

Knowing that a tomato is really a fruit is knowledge but realising that you can’t put it in a fruit salad is wisdom In life, we are all faced with issues of decision-making. William Shakespeare captured it well through the character of Hamlet who wondered, “To be or not to be,...

Creating shared mindsets

Creating shared mindsets

Monday, 15 March 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

There are hurdles and there are facilitations to grasping what is common to human species There are some common elements of mind and temperament across the human species. This is notwithstanding the history of physical anthropology which has studied all parts of the human body and highlighted differences which arose out...

Time to make a fresh start

Time to make a fresh start

Monday, 01 March 2021 | Vinayshil Gautam

One needs to look at new approaches to create a world order for the future of the planet and its inhabitants There is often talk of history of the planet and history as a discipline. The bald truth is that most histories are actually recalls of experiences of a limited part...

Sunday Edition

Pandemic: A Triple-Whammy for Parents

26 September 2021 | RamG Vallath | Agenda

Attached to none

26 September 2021 | Hingori | Agenda

Turn to art for progress

26 September 2021 | Aarrti Zaveri | Agenda

God is easily pleased

26 September 2021 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf : Living in demanding mode

26 September 2021 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Meet India’s young writers

26 September 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer